Discover this National Historic Site from an entirely different perspective. Roll up your sleeves, put on your hard hat, and join us behind the scenes.
See the 1859 Gartshore pumping engines from underneath and from the very top. Get up close and personal with the walking beam, the surge tanks and the oil cups. Visit the artifact storage buildings and learn more about Hamilton’s fascinating industrial history. Explore the 1913 building, see our largest artifacts and learn about Hamilton’s first electric Pumphouse. Immerse yourself in the complete history of this fascinating museum, learn about the real people, hear the real story, and depart with a clear understanding of how this marvel of engineering truly worked.
Suitable for all ages.
Dates: Mondays - May 13, August 26, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, 2019
Cancelled: June 10, July 8
Cost: $30 per person. Pre-registration is required. (Includes a family admission pass valid at one of any of the Hamilton Civic Museums. Maximum value: $32)